Frank Yates Hirst, item 2

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Aug 22nd 1918 Had band

out this morning instead of

bugle for first call. Every

one jumping around + singing

as the band marched round

playing. We're going over,

+ Over There. Cleaned everything

up this morning. Sitting around

all afternoon + making our

packs up good, waiting for

the word for us to go.

Had lots of fun after supper

with some niggers just coming

in from Alabama. throwing

there straw up + kidding them

About 9 o'clock the band came

round + we were dancing on

the tables + anywhere. Orders

to fall out came about 11 o'clock

+ after making sure everybody

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Aug 22nd 1918 Had band

out this morning instead of

bugle for first call. Every

one jumping around + singing

as the band marched round

playing. We're going over,

+ Over There. Cleaned everything

up this morning. Sitting around

all afternoon + making our

packs up good, waiting for

the word for us to go.

Had lots of fun after supper

with some niggers just coming

in from Alabama. throwing

there straw up + kidding them

About 9 o'clock the band came

round + we were dancing on

the tables + anywhere. Orders

to fall out came about 11 o'clock

+ after making sure everybody


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  • October 31, 2017 19:00:37 Thomas A. Lingner

    Aug 22nd 1918 Had band

    out this morning instead of

    bugle for first call. Every

    one jumping around + singing

    as the band marched round

    playing. We're going over,

    + Over There. Cleaned everything

    up this morning. Sitting around

    all afternoon + making our

    packs up good, waiting for

    the word for us to go.

    Had lots of fun after supper

    with some niggers just coming

    in from Alabama. throwing

    there straw up + kidding them

    About 9 o'clock the band came

    round + we were dancing on

    the tables + anywhere. Orders

    to fall out came about 11 o'clock

    + after making sure everybody

  • July 12, 2017 20:50:35 Annick Rodriguez

    Aug 22nd 1918 Had band

    out this morning instead of

    bugle for first call. Every

    one jumping around + singing

    as the band marched round

    playing. We're going over,

    + Over There. Cleaned everything

    up this morning . Sitting around

    all afternoon + making our

    packs up good, waiting for

    the word for us to go.

    Had lots of fun after supper

    with some niggers just coming

    in from Alabama. throwing

    there straw up + kidding them

    About 9 o'clock the band came

    round + we were dancing on

    the tables + anywhere. Orders

    to fall out came about 11 o'clock

    + after making sure everybody


  • July 12, 2017 20:50:28 Annick Rodriguez

    Aug 22nd 1918 Had band

    out this morning instead of

    bugle for first call. Every

    one jumping around + singing

    as the band marched round

    playing. We're going over,

    + Over There. Cleaned everything

    up this morning . Sitting around

    all afternoon + making our

    packs up good, waiting for

    the word for us to go.

    Had lots of fun after supper

    with some niggers just coming

    in from Alabama. throwing

    there straw up + kidding them

    About 9 o'clock the band came

    round + we were dancing on

    the tables + anywhere. Orders

    to fall out came about 11 o'clock

    + after making sure evreybody


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    Springfield, Massachusetts

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  • Story location Springfield, Massachusetts


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3193 / 43955
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Contributor
May Coe
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August 22, 1918
  • English

  • Western Front




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